Stay focused on the big picture
Timothy C. May
tcmay at netcom.com
Tue Mar 22 15:11:23 PST 1994
Someone who wishes to remain anonymous wrote:
> There has been hostility expressed on this list towards
> Limbaugh, 700 Club, UWSA, NRA, etc., and the 10's of millions of
> politically active supporters who could be allies in the
> anti-Clipper fight.
> In the interest of focusing attention on the big picture, I
> offer the following eloquent letter:
> > Mr. [Recipient]:
> > I'm writing to express my agreement with you
> > concerning the dangerous, and in fact, tyrannous nature of
> > the Clipper chip. However, I find your reasoning
> > I offer this in the spirit of cooperation, since I believe
> > that if we hope to win the war, we should at least know who
> > we are fighting!
> > Sincerely,
> > Robert J. Bork
Is this a real letter? If so, where did it appear? (I don't doubt the
possibility of Almost-Supremee Judge Bork having written this, but the
absence of "when and where" undermines its credibility a bit, for me
I agree with the sentiments, and, in fact, Cypherpunks at the Mountain
View meetings cover a range of political views and yet we mostly are
in full agreement that crypto should be unregulated.
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